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Flashcards in Bedzed - URBAN Deck (8):
1

When was Bedzed built

2002

2

What is Bedzed

The largest sustainable city in the Uk

3

What are the features that makes the city sustainable

- it was built on a brownfeild site
- energy and water use is reduced
- recycling is greatly encouraged
- has a transport plan to reduce congestion ('Pay as you drive)
-homes are built to reduce energy use and are built with local resources

4

What percentage of housing is for private sale

50%

5

How many houses are for shared ownership

25%

6

How many houses are for social housing or rent

25%

7

What powers the city

An on-site power plant

8

Where is Bedzed located

The Uk, South West of London